Definition of Family Valerianaceae

1. Noun. Genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Valerianaceae

family Tylenchidae
family Typhaceae
family Typhlopidae
family Tytonidae
family Uintatheriidae
family Ulmaceae
family Ulvaceae
family Umbelliferae
family Unionidae
family Upupidae
family Uranoscopidae
family Ursidae
family Urticaceae
family Usneaceae
family Ustilaginaceae
family Valerianaceae (current term)
family Varanidae
family Veneridae
family Verbenaceae
family Vespertilionidae
family Vespidae
family Violaceae
family Viperidae
family Vireonidae
family Viscaceae
family Vitaceae
family Vittariaceae
family Viverridae
family Viverrinae
family Volvariaceae

Literary usage of Family Valerianaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family Valerianaceae. Valerian Family. These plants are all herbs, contained in 9 genera and about 275 species of wide distribution. ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... L. Valerian family (Valerianaceae). Valeriana; valerian; garden-valerian; vandal-root. Perennial herb, 2 to 5 feet high, native of Europe; escaped from ..."

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